Movie Reviews Archive

Documentary Review: ‘Poop Talk’

Greetings again from the darkness. Poop. Poo, doodie, s**t, feces, excrement, doo-doo, dung, dookie, defecate, bowel movement, and number 2. Director Aaron Feldman threatens to waste (pun) our time by opening on comedians dumping (another one) their various forms of scatological humor. Instead he ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’

Greetings again from the darkness. Adaptations of Superheroes, Comic Books, and Graphic Novels have been driving the movie theater box office for a few years now. Where the financial success of a film was once measured in tens of millions, it’s now hundreds of ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Housemaid’

Review by Caitlin Zeigler It’s 1953 in Vietnam and Linh (Kate Nhung) is desperate to find any work she can get. She heard there was work at a French rubber plantation where she could be a housemaid. Mrs. Han (Kim Xuan) is in charge ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Boy Downstairs’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes We’ve all heard the story before: Girl meets boy. Girl leaves boy. Girls runs into boy several years later. Complications ensue. It’s a simple formula that allows for endless variation, with good and not-so-good results. The Boy Downstairs, the feature-length ...Read More

Documentary Review: ‘Taking Stock’

An honest, heart to heart depiction that manages to form a connection right till the end, documentary ‘Taking stock’ is unique, yet interesting. It follows a month long journey of filmmaker Ben Stillerman with his father Clive Stillerman in South Africa. Proud owner of ...Read More

Movie Review ‘Pad Man’

Review by Russell Whitehouse In a consumerist world, it’s easy to take everyday staples for granted. If you’re a male in particular, then you likely rarely think about menstrual pads, let alone how they’re made or who made them. R. Balthi’s latest film, Pad ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Roman J. Israel, ESQ’ DVD

Greetings again from the darkness. Denzel Washington is one of our most iconic actors and he’s put together a remarkable career, including 8 Oscar nominations and two wins. He’s had his Al Pacino SCARFACE comparable with TRAINING DAY, his Robert DeNiro GOODFELLAS comparable with ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’

Review by Tracee Bond Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship. One and a half hours into this film and I’m still trying to figure out exactly when, where, and how the heck Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) became ...Read More